Considering this was supposed to be a real quiet trade deadline season, things got interesting real quick early Wednesday morning, didn’t they?
Ever since the Los Angeles Dodgers were sold to a new ownership group for over $1 billion, new president of baseball operations Stan Kasten has said this team will not be afraid to spend money or make headline grabbing moves. They tried once to acquire what they viewed to be an impact bat with Carlos Lee, but Lee declined, electing to join the Miami Marlins instead.
Well, I think it’s safe to say the Dodgers have made their headline grabbing move after all.
Early Wednesday morning, the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired third baseman Hanley Ramirez and left-handed reliever Randy Choate from the Miami Marlins for pitcher Nate Eovaldi and Scott McGough.
There are three perspectives to look at in regards to this trade.
The first, and most obvious, comes from the Dodgers perspective. After getting off to a blazing start at the beginning of the season...